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Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   5 Days Ago
Replies: 76
Views: 3,009
Posted By travlin-easy
Re: Month 2 Expenses & Costs of Cruising

I decided to go through my Quicken expense report and take a look at how much I spent on cruising, which I know is a lot less than any of the above posts in this thread. Now, keeping in mind that I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   6 Days Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 432
Posted By Dfok
Re: Fiberglass stains

Every year I've tried something different - Bar Keepers Friend, muriatic acid, FSR, etc.to remove the Chesapeake Bay brown mustache.
Last month I finally got around to On and Off hull cleaner on...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 532
Posted By RobGallagher
Re: Water "Drain" in Rudder?

You can plug it. Then in the fall, when you haul out you will find that it leaks. I have drilled the holes and patched the holes in the fall. A week later you return to find the patch leaks. I...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 1,812
Posted By Bleemus
Re: Hull cleaning in the water

Love how a thread on cleaning hulls can devolve into a discussion of the dangers of eating rhubarb and touching spinach. Effing hilarious.

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Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 1,812
Posted By nolatom
Re: Hull cleaning in the water

Being now a "done it once" bottom-cleaner (on a friend's 34' Luders, with scuba gear, at the marina), I'm a big authority on the subject ;-)

If you are going swimming to do it, a *great* help is...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   08-28-2016
Replies: 89
Views: 11,606
Posted By albrazzi
Re: Boat Shoes

On my second year on a pair, excellent shoe Sperrys are worth the money IMO
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-27-2016
Replies: 35
Views: 1,456
Posted By Arcb
Boy, would I ever like to see a video of a butane...

Boy, would I ever like to see a video of a butane stove boiling a liter of water in a minute. Can you provide a link? I provided a link of an alcohol stove boiling a liter in 10 minutes with an...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-02-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 1,285
Posted By bristol299bob
Re: Blige Pump on the Fritz

Common wisdom is to use a small pump, say a rule 25d (500 gph) and 1/2 smooth walled tubing leading out of the boat. That pump actually has a 3/4 inch discharge, so use an adapter to get to 1/2. The...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   07-06-2016
Replies: 3,273
Views: 440,029
Posted By smackdaddy
Re: Big Freakin' Sails

You're right - there are 2 or 3 that don't keep up..well breathlessly anyway. And I'm super relaxed. I'm in the Big Easy with my boys for crying out loud. What could be more relaxing than that?

As...
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